The Lake District has a new local currency

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Jerome Starkey reported earlier this year that Lake District artists, poets, painters and authors have been chosen as the faces of a new local currency. The Lakes Currency Project, an independent, private company run by Ken Royall, who lives near Windermere, will launch a paper currency with themed notes reflecting the culture, landscape and people of the area. The Lake […]